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Installing spy mallware while laptop is sleeping or hybernating?

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#1 questdimdim


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Posted 01 September 2016 - 05:08 PM

Lets go straight to point, i recently moved out from a place with bad neighbours (I even had privious thread here about logons) Now what i fear is i was usually sining out of my account (adimn) and closethe laptop (which i belive leaves it in hybernating state). Now i started to fear what if some USB flash was inserted while i was out? Now i know it cant take action while the laptop is locked but, lets assume, i start it and start working without noticing there is usb insterted, will it immidiatly transmit and install anthing whitout asking for premision, Will i at least see some loading pops up or it could install/infect me silenltly. 

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 12:13 PM

A file on a flash drive can not open itself.

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 05:20 PM

If you are going out, it is better to turn off your computer so no one could access it without your logon password.
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